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Kantor's search for truth reflects well on journalism

Jodi Kantor, a Pulitzer-Prize–winning reporter with The New York Times, was selected as College of William and Mary’s 2018 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics. She visited the campus this week, met with students and faculty and spoke at a public forum.

Kantor and her reporting partner Megan Twohey unmasked movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator. Their reporting opened up a Pandora’s box that sparked investigation into the conduct of several prominent personalities, ended their careers and put fresh wind into the sails of the #MeToo movement.

Kantor, a bestselling author who covered the 2008 presidential campaign and wrote some of the earliest articles...